Water restored to 66% of areas in Gombak, KL affected by scheduled disruption

PETALING JAYA: Water supply has been restored in 38 areas or 66% of the 58 areas in parts of Kuala Lumpur and Gombak affected by the scheduled disruption as of 6am on Thursday (April 8).

Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air Selangor) said the supply had been fully restored in the Gombak district, while about 20 areas in Kuala Lumpur have yet to receive their water supply.

The areas include Bukit Bandaraya, Kampung Datuk Keramat, Bukit Bintang, Pudu and the Kuala Lumpur City Centre.

It added that the disruption duration would differ according to the distance of consumers' premises to the supply distribution system and its water pressure.

“Air Selangor hopes that consumers who have their water supply will use water wisely to ensure that the recovery process in the affected areas runs smoothly, ” it said in a statement on Thursday (April 8).

Air Selangor advised consumers to get their regular updates from its website www.airselangor.com, apps and social media pages. Consumers can also call its contact centre at 15300.

On March 24, the water concessionaire announced a planned disruption affecting 12 areas in the Gombak district and 46 areas in the Kuala Lumpur district starting Tuesday (April 6).

The disruption was to last for 68 hours from 9am to 9pm daily and was to facilitate valve replacement works on the raw water pipeline from the Klang Gates dam, causing a temporary stoppage of the Bukit Nanas and Wangsa Maju water treatment plants.

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